25Aug

Resort 2011 Trend: Crisp White Suits

A crisp, white suit is chic and fabulous. There is something about wearing a white suit that makes a woman instantly look like a powerful fashionista. For Resort 2011, Chanel, Lanvin, Miu Miu and Giorgio Armani created unique white suits.

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Chanel

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Chanel

This relaxed Chanel ensemble is kimono inspired and has a more casual feel. The hat and belt accessories add a wordly twist.

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Lanvin

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Lanvin

This Lanvin look features a high waisted straight leg pant, tucked in blouse and boyfriend blazer. Wear with wedges and chiffon scarf to complete the look.

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Miu Miu
Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits – Miu Miu

Channel your inner movie star with this ladylike suit with long pencil skirt by Miu Miu – very Casablanca.

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Giorgio Armani

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Giorgio Armani

Clean, classic high waisted pants and short jackets by Giorgio Armani.

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Giorgio Armani

Resort 2011 Trend: White Suits - Giorgio Armani

This black and white pantsuit by Giorgio Armani is a more futuristic take on a classic look.

28Apr

Armani Hotel Dubai

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa, by Emaar Properties

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa, by Emaar Properties

The Armani Hotel Dubai, designed by Giorgio Armani for Emaar Properties, has finally opened its doors after much anticipation. The hotel has 160 rooms and suites and is located in the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building ever made. The Armani Hotel Dubai lobby occupies the ground floor, guest rooms on floors 1-8, suites on floors 38-39, and Armani Residences on floors 9-16.

One night at the best suite in the Armani Hotel Dubai will cost you $10,900 at full price (or visit their website for an already discounted price of $6,530). There are 8 different types of guest rooms and suites, all incorporating the minimalistic elegance of Giorgio Armani. Rooms and suites are all finished with precious materials, walls are clad in custom-made luxe fabrics and hand made leather from Florence, floors are covered in Japanes Tatami, and bathroom floors feature green bamboo marble from Brazil. Rooms also feature Armani Casa pieces, including oak tables with a liquid metal finish, created just for Armani Hotel Dubai.

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai provides a variety of fine and casual elegant dining, with 8 different places to choose from. Prive lounge has marble tables and the largest LCD TV in the world, playing Armani fashion shows. Prive’s table minimum is $816, and features resident and international DJs.

The Spa is available to “Armani Style” members only. Hotel staff will review guest profiles to determine if they meet certain, mysterious criteria.

Retail spaces include Armani Dolci, for Italian sweets; Armani Fiori, for floral arrangements personally designed by Giorgio Armani; and Armani Galleria, for haute couture fashion accessories from the Armani Prive collection, previously only available to a select few upon invitation only.

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai Residences in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai Residences in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani

Armani Hotel Dubai in the Burj Khalifa designed by Giorgio Armani